Check out our Winter 2020 Newsletter!
The Medicare Extra Help Program Seniors pay hundreds and even thousands of dollars each year for their prescription medications. Yes, optional Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part D) and Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C) can help cover some of these costs, but formularies are constantly changing, and these types of add-on coverage also involve additional expenses. […]
Benefits of Hiring In-Home Caregivers When a loved one is still living at home but struggling with the effects of getting older and losing their independence, hiring in-home care can be a great solution. Professional caregivers provide seniors with physical assistance, as well as help with the emotional and routine aspects of daily life. In […]
SAFE AT HOME SENIOR CARE Not just for Seniors Anymore! By Edita McQuary In 2001, Cindy and Steve Glenn found themselves scrambling to find 24-hour care patching together care amongst family members for Cindy’s grandmother after a fall that led to hip replacement surgery. “My grandmother, Marge, was a fiercely independent woman,” stated Cindy. “While […]
How to Manage Dementia-Related Wandering To prevent a loved one from wandering and promote safe walking, you first need to define what they are trying to achieve or where they want to go. Don’t assume a “wanderer” is literally just wandering. This behavior is very individualized and a full description of their actions is essential. […]
There is nothing quite as devastating for many older people as having to leave the comfort of home because of poor health or limited mobility. But a new generation of services and technology is making it possible to stay at home longer, safely and happily, experts say. “Most people would rather stay in their own […]
Proactive Preventative Nutrition for Seniors As people age, their bodies naturally begin to break down and need more vitamins, minerals, and supplements than ever before. There’s nothing that can be done about that, but seniors can begin to start changing their diets before they reach this point. By adding just a few things to a […]
SAFE AT HOME SENIOR CARE wishes each and every caregiver a healthy happy prosperous New Year! 13 New Years Resolutions for Caregivers Life as a caregiver isn’t always easy, but a new year presents the opportunity for a new beginning. Consider these realistic resolutions for a fresh start in the New Years. New Year’s Resolutions […]